Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Coordinates: 52°07′48″N 106°35′16″W / 52.13000°N 106.58778°W / 52.13000; -106.58778

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies
Motto The institute of choice
Established 1976 as the Saskatchewan Indian Community College,
Type Public comprehensive community college
President Riel Bellegarde
Students 1,400 in 2003–2004
Undergraduates available
Postgraduates not available
Location Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Campus Urban Saskatoon & rural/remote
Colours blue      & Green     
Affiliations ACCC, CCAA, AUCC,
Website www.siit.sk.ca/

The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) is a post-secondary institution offering training and educational programs to First Nations adults in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Campus[edit]

As of 2012 it has 3 campuses and 7 Industrial Career Centres throughout the province.

Governance[edit]

It is governed by a Board of First Nation Senators, Tribal Council appointees and an executive member of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations. SIIT also operates within the provincial post-secondary system.

History[edit]

SIIT was established in 1976 as the Saskatchewan Indian Community College, and assumed its present name in 1985. On July 1, 2000, the Saskatchewan government recognised SIIT as a post-secondary institution through the enactment of the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies Act.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

All facts, unless otherwise stated, are from Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies' web site

External links[edit]